Kennedy Shopping Centre

564-568 Falls Road, Belfast BT11 9AE

028 9030 0734

info@kennedycentre.co.uk

www.kennedycentre.co.uk

Guide Last Updated: 19/04/2017

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Access Guide

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town or city.

  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.

  • The nearest mainline station is Adelaide Station.

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • There is/are 6 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 320cm x 400cm (10ft 6in x 13ft 1in).

  • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 6m (6yd 1ft) from the main accessible entrance.

  • The car park surface is tarmac.

  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

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  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.

  • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.

  • The car park is 7m from the venue's entrance.

  • The convenient dropoff point is located outside the main entrance.

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  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 140cm (4ft 7in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 140cm (4ft 7in) wide.

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  • There is level access to the service.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G - 1.

  • The lighting level is low.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located in the middle of the shopping centre.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G - 1.

  • The lift is 30m (33yd) from accessible entrance.

  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.

  • The dimensions of the lift are 95cm x 180cm (3ft 1in x 5ft 11in).

  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.

  • The lift does not have a visual floor indicator.

  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.

  • The lift controls do not have Braille markings.

  • The lift controls do not have tactile markings.

  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

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  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.

  • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.

  • This accessible toilet is approximately 50m (54yd 2ft) from the accessible entrance.

  • This accessible toilet is located in the middle of the shopping centre.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door is locked by a twist lock.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 180cm x 280cm (5ft 11in x 9ft 2in).

  • There is sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

  • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.

  • The lateral transfer space is 60cm (1ft 12in).

  • The tap type is lever.

  • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.

  • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.

  • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).

  • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.

  • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on the left.

  • There is not a mirror.

  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 45cm (1ft 6in).

  • There is a hand dryer.

  • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • The height of the hand dryer is 120cm (3ft 11in).

  • There is not a towel dispenser.

  • There is a toilet roll holder.

  • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • There is a wash basin.

  • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

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  • Standard toilet facilities are available.

  • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located on the 1st floor.

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female toilet(s).

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located on the 1st floor.

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the male toilet(s).

  • Lighting levels are bright.

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  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Documents can be requested in Braille.

  • Documents can be requested in large print.

  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.

  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.